“The woman saith unto him,Sir,I perceive that thou art a prophet.Our fathers worshipped in this mountain; and ye say, that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship.Jesus saith unto her,Woman,believe me,the hour cometh,when ye shall neither in this mountain,nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father. Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews. But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” John 4:19-24 After Jesus revealed His knowledge of this woman’s life – having had five husbands and now living together with one who was not her husband – she perceived that He was a prophet and changed the subject away from herself and her own sin and need of a Savior to a more generic question which had been disputed between the Samaritans and the Jews for several centuries: Where should
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For The Record, Pages 4 on 01/27/2010
Print Headline: WEEKLY DEVOTION How Are We to Worship?